Our Staff

TEACHERS

DESK is home to our wonderful, supportive teachers. All are passionate about their work and dedicated to providing the best educational experience for every learner.


Janet Stephenson

Phone: 250-505-7021
Email: desk.jstephenson@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Teacher
Position: Janet works with families with children in Grade 8 and 9.  She also teaches Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10 and 11, Accounting 11,  and Social Justice 12,  and First Nations Studies 12


Leslie Swanson

Phone: 250-505-7022
Email: desk.lswanson@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Teacher
Position: Leslie works with families with children in Grades K- 7.


 


Jackie Arabia

Role:  Teacher
Email: desk.jarabia@sd8.bc.ca
Position: Jackie  teaches Chemistry 11, Chemistry 12,  Science 10, , Foundations of Math and Precalculus 10, Foundations of Math 11, Foundations of Math 12

Adrian Rollins

Phone: 250-505-7018
Email: desk.arollins@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Teacher
Position: Adrian teaches English 10 – 12 and  Planning 10 and PE 10.


 


ADMINISTRATION

 

 Rob Simpson

Phone: 250-354-4311
Email:   rsimpson@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Principal
Position: Principal of DESK

*Please note: We welcome Mr. Rob Simpson as the incoming Principal of DESK/DL SD8 Kootenay Lake as of August 1, 2018. Please contact rsimpson@sd8.bc.ca if you have any questions.


FRONT DESK

Deb Van Zanden

Phone: 250-505-7002
Email: clerical.desk@sd8.bc.ca
Role: Secretary
Position: Deb works with course registrations, completions, and withdrawals; transcripts, budgets, resources, and answering the many questions students and parents have!